Jennifer grace

Principal • Joined Colorado Ballet in 2020

Hometown: Bozeman, Montana

Jennifer Grace was born in Bozeman, Montana. She trained at The Dance Center in Bozeman, Montana, The Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow, Russia, and Dmitri Kulev Classical Ballet Academy in Southern California. Jennifer was hired by Tulsa Ballet’s Second Company in 2013 and was promoted to Corps de Ballet in November of that same year. By 2017, she was a Soloist with the company and had performed many principal and soloist roles. She has had the opportunity to perform works by choreographers such as Christopher Wheeldon, Derek Deane, Ben Stevenson, William Forsythe, Nacho Duato, Wayne McGregor and Alejandro Cerrudo. Jennifer was Pointe Magazine's August/September 2018 Cover Star.

 Jennifer's selected roles and ballets include Giselle in Giselle, Juliet in Derek Deane's Romeo and Juliet, Marguerite in Val Caniparoli’s Lady of the Camellias, Lucy in Michael Pink's Dracula, Aurora and Lilac Fairy in Angelini’s The Sleeping Beauty, Hermia and Titania in Wheeldon’s Midsummer Nights Dream, Dorothy, Glinda and, Diamond Queen in Liang’s Dorothy and the Prince of OzThe Man I Love Pas and Rhapsody in Blue Soloist in Derek Deane’s Strictly Gershwin, Marianela in McGregor’s Infra, Fairy Godmother in Ben Stevenson’s Cinderella, Flora in Ben Stevenson’s Dracula, Solo Woman in Duato’s Rassemblement, Rooster Girl in Sr. Christopher Bruce’s Rooster, Myrtha in Angelini’s GiselleFacinatin’ Rhythm solo and The Man I Love Pas in George Balanchine’s Who Cares?, Dark Angel in George Balanchine’s Serenade, Mercedes and Queen of the Dryads in Holmes’ Don Quixote, Purse Lady in Jerome Robins’ Fancy Free, Partisan Woman in Kurt Jooss’ The Green Table, Paul Taylor’s Company B, David Dawson’s Million Kisses to my Skin, Alejandro Cerrudo’s Second To Last and Extremely Close, Alexander Ekman’s Cacti, and Going for Baroque and Prawn Watching by Val Caniparoli. Jennifer has also been part of original works by choreographers such as Adam Hougland, Edwaard Liang, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, Hellen Pickett, Young Soon-Hue, Nicolo Fonte, Ma Cong, Jorma Elo, Luciano Cannito, and Dwight Rhoden.